Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Innovative Cover Letter Strategies

By: Aurora Nightly

Published: Mar 22, 2024

The importance of leveraging innovative cover letter strategies can’t be overstated. With the job market evolving rapidly, technology continuing to reshape recruitment processes, and competition growing fiercer by the day, students and professionals must …

By Amanda Martin
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Top 10 Skills Employers Want in an Intern

Internships provide invaluable professional experience and allow you to test the theories and concepts you’ve been introduced to throughout your college career — not to mention they increase your chances of being offered a full-time job later on.

No matter what …

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6 Networking Tips When You Don’t Have a Big Network

One of the biggest challenges job seekers face today is not having strong relationships at their target companies. These relationships are important because they provide information, resources, and opportunities for your job search and career. While it can be challenging to create and …

By Kelli Delfosse
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10 Most Popular Questions (with Answers) Asked by Job Seekers

We all have questions. Asking questions is one of the best ways for us to learn. And some questions just never seem to go away as much as they shift from being asked by one person to another. For example, …

By Amanda Martin
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Are Micro-Internships, Internships, Apprenticeships, or Co-ops Best for Job-Seeking Students?

It is understandable that many college and university students don’t understand just how much value most hiring managers and others involved in recruiting place on experience as opposed to grades and other academic achievements. Certainly, many employers primarily hire based …

By Amanda Martin
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McKelvey Engineering Professional Development Stipend

In an effort to provide an equitable opportunity for students to make professional connections, stay current with developments and advancements in …

WashU CNX

WashU CNX is a mentor-focused online community where you can build connections with fellow students, alumni, and friends of the university …